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November 21, 2013

Employee Recognition Goody Bags

To celebrate the difference you make each and every day, the Employee Recognition Committee will be happily and festively delivering fun-filled goody bags for as long as they last to employees that are present on Wednesday, December 4th!

Think of what some of the candies in the bags signify:

Starbursts ®

Because you burst with “S”ervice, “T”eamwork, “A”chievement and “R”esults!

Swedish Fish

  “Fish Philosophy” – remembering to:  Play, Make Their Day (customers), Being There (co-workers), and Choosing Your Attitude!

Jolly Rancher and Laffy Taffy

The importance to have a sense of humor and/or to share a laugh with co-workers every day!

Life Savers Gummies ®

Being there for your co-workers and making the customer’s day!

Bubble Gum

The team always sticks together and supports each other!

Tootsie Roll

Each employee is a “roll” model for others!

Nestles ® Crunch Bar

Each of you can be counted on during a crunch time!


For your commit “mint” to your work!

Dum Dums ®

We learn from our mistakes and from that become an even better employee!

M & M’s ®

M”eaningful contributions & “M”aking the difference!

So that the reindeer and elves roaming the campus know who you are don’t forget to wear your employee badge on Wednesday, December 4th beginning at 10:00 a.m.!

The Employee Recognition Committee would like to thank you for your hard work and dedication in supporting the college’s mission, vision, core values, and goals!

New Horizons – Registration Now Open

Registration for the 2014 New Horizons Conference has been opened. The website to register is http://www.cvent.com/events/2014-vccs-new-horizons-conference-participant-registration/event-summary-4d69b6a28adf45a3a390c20e2d132b4a.aspx. The dates for this year’s conference are April 9-11, 2014 at the Hotel Roanoke.

The College will pay the early bird registration fee for any full-time faculty or staff member who asked for this on their professional development application. The early bird rate is available through February 19, 2014. On the registration form, use the name Fred Aaron as the college official authorizing payment and select “College Pay” in the payment window.

Family Fun Night – Tomorrow!

Friday, November 22

5 p.m.-8 p.m.

VWCC Gymnasium


Come out to our fall family fun night on campus!  The gym will be full of games, slides, bounce houses for all ages!  Students, bring your families to our fun night!

For more information, contact Student Activities Coordinator Natasha Lee at nlee@virginiawestern.edu or 857-6326.

Scheduled WEPA Upgrades

On Friday, November 22, 2013 at 3:00 AM CST, WEPA will perform upgrades to our document conversion component and our kiosk application.  The document conversion component will be changed to prevent an extra page being added to some duplex print jobs that are submitted via our website and mobile apps, and this also includes changes to improve print speed.  The kiosk application changes are performance enhancements and there are no changes to user functions. During this upgrade web and mobile uploads as well as the kiosk application may be temporarily unavailable.

Bookstore Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day – TODAY!

The Bookstore will hold a Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day on November 21. Refreshments will be served from 11a-3p, there will be a raffle for prizes, and there will be a 25% discount all day for imprinted merchandise, gifts, general books, and supplies.


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Men’s Basketball game tonight!

Your Men's Basketball team will take on Davidson County Community College tonight at 7:00 PM in the Humanities Gymnasium.  Come cheer on your Blue Stars in the last home game of November! 

If you have questions about Virginia Western home games, email Nick Owens at nowens@virginiawestern.edu.

Stop the Hunger Concert

Friday, November 22nd @ 6:00PM-11:00PM in Whitman Theater; Donation $3

Following the success of the Save the Music Concert last semester, the Human Rights Club and the Audio-Visual Club will be hosting another charity concert for the Thanksgiving holiday. ALL proceeds will benefit Feeding America Southwest Virginia Donation $3; concessions will be available.

Performers include the spectacular local talents of The Off Brand, The Taubmen, Of Company, Sharayah, Gaffer Project, Sexy Summertime, Samuel Wilson, Maggie Oakes-Chitwood, and Keria Jennings!